warning: TERM environment variable set to 'tmux-256color'

I use ’tmux’ on anything that runs it, from FreeBSD, macOS and Linux. One some of Linux servers, noticably openSUSE ones, when I connect to them via SSH, I would receive the following warning: ... Have a lot of fun... warning: Could not set up terminal. warning: TERM environment variable set to 'tmux-256color'. warning: Check that this terminal type is supported on this system. warning: Using fallback terminal type 'ansi'. What worse is that, when I switch to root account, the backspace key doesn’t work correctly....

October 12, 2023 · 1 min · 196 words · kenno

Tmux - Open Terminal Failed Can't Find Terminfo Database

Apart from being an aparent Linux user, I’m also a fan of FreeBSD. A few years ago I challenged myself to perform all work related tasks on a FreeBSD machine for 6 months. It turned out that FreeBSD’s been working out quite well as a general usage work desktop. Today, I’d like to share a quick solution to a small annoying issue that may or may not affect you when you’re using FreeBSD....

October 15, 2020 · 2 min · 267 words · kenno

How to reload tmux config

To reload tmux’s config without quitting and starting it again, we can hit Ctrl + B then :. Once the we get the prompt just run: :source-file ~/.tmux.conf Ref: https://sanctum.geek.nz/arabesque/reloading-tmux-config/

June 22, 2018 · 1 min · 30 words · kenno